Seven proposals have been submitted to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which plans to implement a new map before the November 2024 elections.
The court ordered redrawing of maps must be completed by March 15, leaving a lot of uncertainty for candidates and voters ahead of the fall 2024 elections.
A December ruling struck down the maps of the state's Senate and Assembly districts as unconstitutional. The ruling will not impact the state’s congressional maps.
Brad Schimel will challenge progressive Justice Ann Walsh Bradley in the April 2025 election, a race that will once again determine the partisan makeup of the court.
Republicans claim state Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz’s previous criticism of the state’s legislative maps should disqualify her from hearing the case.
‘The map issue is really kind of easy, actually,’ Justice Janet Protasiewicz said during a candidate debate. ‘I don’t think anybody thinks those maps are fair. Anybody.’